Legislative Report as of Friday, March 10, 2023

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Legislative bills submitted by area senators & representatives as of Friday, March 10, 2023.

L.D. 1013, H.P. 649

An Act to Provide Training, Professional Development and Wellness Supports for Child Protective Services Workers. (Presented by Representative MADIGAN of Waterville)

L.D. 1015, H.P. 651

Resolve, Establishing the Commission to Study the Foreclosure Process. (Presented by Representative DUCHARME of Madison)

L.D. 1021, H.P. 657

An Act to Enhance Awareness of Laboratory Testing of Ticks for Lyme Disease. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Palermo)

L.D. 1031, H.P. 667

Resolve, to Improve Access to Child Care by Expanding Eligibility for the Child Care Subsidy Program. (Presented by Representative LaROCHELLE of Augusta)

L.D. 1034, H.P. 670

An Act to Require That Service of a Temporary Protection Order Be Attempted Within 48 Hours from the Issuance of the Order. (Presented by Representative SMITH of Palermo)

L.D. 1038, H.P. 674

An Act to Reinstate Plurality Voting by Repealing the Ranked-choice Voting Laws. (Presented by Representative POLEWARCZYK of Wiscasset)

L.D. 1039, H.P. 675

An Act to Provide Restitution for Victims of Shoplifting for Time Spent Dealing with the Offense. (Presented by Representative POLEWARCZYK of Wiscasset)

L.D. 1057, S.P. 426

An Act to Promote Consumer Protections in the Residential Building Sector by Requiring Contractors and Subcontractors to Supply Evidence of Insurance. (Presented by Senator CURRY of Waldo)

L.D. 1058, S.P. 427

An Act to Advance Greenhouse Gas Removal as an Economic Development Strategy in Maine. (Presented by Senator CURRY of Waldo)

L.D. 1066, S.P. 435

An Act to Allow a Restaurant to Serve a Bottle of Wine to the Person Who Brought the Bottle. (Presented by Senator POULIOT of Kennebec

L.D. 1079, S.P. 448

An Act Regarding Visitation Rights of Grandparents. (Presented by Senator POULIOT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1080, S.P. 449

An Act to Require the Termination of Private Mortgage Insurance. (Presented by Senator POULIOT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1081, S.P. 450

An Act to Impose a Fee on Commercial Water Withdrawn from Lakes and Ponds to Fund Conservation Efforts and Prohibit a Fee on the Sale of Water Withdrawn from a Lake or Pond. (Presented by Senator POULIOT of Kennebec)

L.D. 1087, H.P. 682

An Act to Remove Restrictions in the Provisions of Law Relating to No-knock Warrants. (Presented by Representative CYRWAY of Albion)

L.D. 1088, H.P. 683

An Act to Update the Gambling Laws to Allow Once-annual Casino Nights for Charitable Purposes or Registered Political Committees. (Presented by Representative RUDNICKI of Fairfield)

L.D. 1097, H.P. 692

An Act to Replace Participation Thresholds in Municipal Referenda with Lower Approval Thresholds. (Presented by Representative BRIDGEO of Augusta)

L.D. 1106, H.P. 702

An Act to Improve the Transition to Adult Services for Children with Intellectual Disabilities. (Presented by Representative POIRIER of Skowhegan)

L.D. 1109, H.P. 705

RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Create Consistent Election Dates for Citizen-initiated Referenda in Even-numbered Election Years. (Presented by Representative BRADSTREET of Vassalboro)

L.D. 1120, S.P. 454

Resolve, to Install a Suicide Barrier on the Penobscot Narrows Bridge. (EMERGENCY) (Presented by Senator CURRY of Waldo)

L.D. 1126, S.P. 463

Resolve, to Increase Community Action Grants. (Presented by Senator RENY of Lincoln)

L.D. 1127, S.P. 464

Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to Create a Process for Real-time Confirmation of Live Bait Retailer’s Licenses by Electronic Means. (Presented by Senator RENY of Lincoln)

(Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, First Floor, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333-0002 – Ph: 207-287-1408. Bill text, bill status and roll call information are available on the Internet at http://legislature.maine.gov/LawMakerWeb/search.asp. The Weekly Legislative Report is also available on the Internet at the House home page at http://legislature.maine.gov/house/house/ under the “Documents” tab.).


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